Wednesday, April 03, 2024

Craig Wright claimed to be the brains behind cryptocurrency bitcoin, then Britain's High Court called him a liar

 Craig Wright claimed to be the brains behind cryptocurrency bitcoin, then Britain's High Court called him a liar

Melbourne man sentenced for attempting to defraud the ATO of nearly $458,000

ATO assured minister robotax scheme followed best practice – months later, it came to grief Correspondence shows tax officials defended program, which aimed to claw back ‘on-hold’ debts, as being in line with watchdog advice

Fears not-for-profit organisations don't have time or expertise to adapt to new ATO tax rules

 The man who wrestled global hunger to the ground. Happy 110th birthday to Norman Borlaug, a great American credited with saving a billion lives.

Managing Artificial Intelligence-Specific Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Services Sector. The report was written at the direction of Presidential Executive Order 14110 on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. Treasury’s Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection (OCCIP) led the development of the report. OCCIP executes the Treasury Department’s Sector Risk Management Agency responsibilities for the financial services sector.

 “Artificial intelligence is redefining cybersecurity and fraud in the financial services sector, and the Biden Administration is committed to working with financial institutions to utilize emerging technologies while safeguarding against threats to operational resiliency and financial stability,” said Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Nellie Liang. “Treasury’s AI report builds on our successful public-private partnership for secure cloud adoption and lays out a clear vision for how financial institutions can safely map out their business lines and disrupt rapidly evolving AI-driven fraud.” 

In the report, Treasury identifies significant opportunities and challenges that AI presents to the security and resiliency of the financial services sector. The report outlines a series of next steps to address immediate AI-related operational risk, cybersecurity, and fraud challenges..”

Baltimore Bridge Crash Investigators to Examine Whether Dirty Fuel Played Role in Accident Wall Street Journal. The video shows the ship belching black smoke before the crash. But note also: BREAKING: MV Dali Cited for Propulsion Issues Before Baltimore Incident gCaptain

West Desperately Deflects as Ukraine’s ISIS Gambit Backfires Simplicius the Thinker

Nonetheless, it was entirely newsworthy that he named the United States, Great Britain and Ukraine as the likely puppet masters of the terror act. Let us remember that following the bombing of the Nord Stream pipelines, the most significant attack on critical civilian infrastructure globally in the last 50 years, Russian officials did not point the finger directly at any country. There was innuendo but no direct accusations such as we heard from Bortnikov yesterday.

Yesterday’s remarkable statements to journalists by Alexander Bortnikov, director of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) Gilbert Doctorow 

US Sanctions Spree Continues With 15 More For Russian Entities The Register

Opinion | Donald Trump’s interview with Fox News’ Howard Kurtz and the coverage conundrum

News organizations are once again in a precarious situation with a presidential candidate who wields dangerous rhetoric and lies